Crane's Nest Guest House @ 313 Accommodation in Pretoria, South Africa

Crane's Nest Guest House @ 313

Guest House / Self Catering at 313 Aquila Avenue, Waterkloof Ridge, Pretoria, 0181, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

About Crane's Nest Guest House @ 313

Crane’s Nest Guest House @ 313 offers the very best luxury self catering and B&B accommodation in Pretoria. Whether you are a discerning businessman or a connoisseur world traveler you will love the special, personal attention and excellent service.

We offer a home away from home in a quiet, safe and friendly environment with beautiful spacious, comfortable rooms for a restful night. Relax in a tranquil landscape garden with its abundant birdlife. Enjoy a choice of health, Halaal, or English breakfast served in the dinning room or on the patio next to the pool. Dinners and lunch is served on request.


Piet my vrou Suite
This is a luxury room with a king extra length bed and en suite bathroom. The bathroom has an extra large bath and a shower with double basin. The toilet has its own peday. Build in cupboards. The room has a private door that leads to the swimming pool. Private Jacuzzi with its own entrance form the room. The room has the following facilities: TV, DSTV, wireless internet air-conditioning, roof fan, coffee and tea facilities, snack and bar fridge, extra large safe, hair dryer and clock radio.

This is a beautiful queen-size bedroom with a private bathroom, with a shower and bath. The room is inside the guesthouse. The room has the following facilities: DSTV, M-Net, study table, wireless internet, air conditioning, personal safe, roof fan and heater, double cupboards, dressing table, and a snack bar and fridge.

Piet Kokkewiet
This room has two double bunk beds on top of each other and is perfect for kids sharing with parents booked into the Coucals room, the common bathroom leading from the two rooms are adjacent. The room has the following facilities: DSTV, M-Net, wireless internet, personal safe, roof fan, air-conditioning, hair dryer, clock radio, personal safe and a snack bar and fridge.

Olive Thrush
This room is a single bedroom with a three quarter bed and a en suite bathroom with a bath, basin and toilet. The room has a private patio that leads to the garden. The room has the following facilities: DSTV, M-Net, wireless internet, personal safe, roof fan, air-conditioning, hair dryer, clock radio, personal safe and a snack bar and fridge.

Speckled Rock Pigeon
This flat has a queen size bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with bath. The room has a study/dressing table. The lounge area has a sliding door to a big wooden deck overlooking the Waterkloof Air Force Base and surroundings. The kitchen has a fridge, table and chair, high level oven and four plates, microwave oven, toaster, kettle and coffee maker. Flat has under cover parking and little garden. The flat has the following facilities: M-Net, DSTV, DVD player, video recorder, air-conditioning wireless internet, equipped kitchen, ceiling fan and heater, personal safe, and a snack bar and fridge.

Crested Barbets
This flat has a queen-size bedroom with an en-suite shower bathroom. The flat has a study table with a dressing table built inside the cupboards. The kitchen has a high level oven with four plate oven, 1.6m fridge / freezer, microwave oven, toaster, kettle and a breakfast nook with two chairs. The lounge has double couches with M-Net, DSTV, and DVD player with a sliding door to the parking area. The parking is undercover with a remote control gates and electrical fences. This flat has the following facilities: M-Net, DSTV, DVD player, air-conditioning, equipped kitchen, personal safe.

This room has four double / single bunk beds on top of each other and is perfect for a group of 12 people. The rates are reasonably low per person and cater for the client on a low budget. The room has an en suite bathroom with a shower only and is on the ground floor. The room has a fully equipped kitchen with a big fridge, oven, microwave, toasters, kettle, table and chairs, built in cupboards, 12 lockers with locks. The room has the following facilities: flat screen TV, DSTV, air-conditioning, wireless internet, snack and beverages in the fridge, fully equipped kitchen and 12 lockers.

Conference Facilities

Our exclusive range of conferencing facilities cater for corporate events of smaller size.

Koos van der Lende Auditorium
Our cinema style auditorium seats 24 delegates and boasts state-of-the-art equipment, including a central touch screen control panel, large automated screen and video projector, DVD, VCR, CD, PC, laptop input, microphone, the finest sound equipment and wireless internet available. Koos van der Lende original master pieces on the walls.

Jeanne-Marie Executive Boardroom and Breakfast Lounge
Our 14-seater boardroom and adjoining lounge are perfect for exclusive executive meetings or functions.

Yvette Lounge & Bar Area
This exquisite room is suitable for private cocktail parties, breakfast, luncheon and dinner functions. Delightfully decorated with contemporary furniture, the simplicity of the room offers clients complete flexibility and can comfortably cater for up to 50 guests. Sliding doors open to the swimming pool area and a bar area barbeque built in braai facilities.

From cocktails to caviar, Crane's Nest Guest House will tailor-make menus to meet your specific requirements and budget.


Cranes Nest @ 313 is situated amongst embassies, shopping malls (Menlyn and Castle Walk), restaurants, Waterkloof Air Force Base, N1 Highway, schools (Watererkloof Hoërseunskool) and The Kloof Hospital.

Activities and Attractions

The popular Blue Crane Restaurant is in the Sanctuary area and overlooking the lake in the Austin Roberts Bird Park. Bird hide from Sasol is the popular spot to watch 189 different bird species from.

Game tours and various tours started daily from Crane’s Nest Guest House @ 313 like the diamond, gold mine, lion, elephant park, museums, apartheid museums, Soweto by day and nigth and Cultural Village tours.

Crane's Nest Guest House Group

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -25.804
Longitude: 28.243649999666665

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
November 2008 - 12 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

Thanks for a awesome Spa day. The garden is...

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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